Leptolalax eos Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Leptolalax > Species: Leptolalax eos

Leptolalax (Lalos) eos Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 39. Holotype: MNHNP 2004.0274, by original designation. Type locality: "Long Nai (21° 14′ N, 101° 56′ E; 800 m), Phongsaly Province, Laos".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Phongsaly and Bolikhamxay Provinces, Laos; Dien Bien, Thanh Hoa, and Son La Provinces, northwestern Vietnam; expected in adjacent Yunnan, China.

Comment

Confused with Leptolalax bourreti prior to to its naming according to the original publication. See comment under Leptolalax bourreti. Large-sized specimens from Yunnan mentioned by Yang, 1991, Amph. Fauna of Yunnan: xxx, as Leptolalax pelodytoides (Yang 1991) may be referrable to Leptolalax eos according to Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 1-83. Pham, Le, Nguyen, Ziegler, and Nguyen, 2014, Russ. J. Herpetol., 21: 195–200, reported records from Dien Bien and Son La Provinces in northwestern Vietnam. Pham, Nguyen, Hoang, and Ziegler, 2016, Herpetol. Notes, 9: 32, provided a photograph and a record for Thuong Xuan District, Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam. 

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